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ERIC Number: ED356839
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 371
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8108-2615-1
Community College Reference Services: A Working Guide for and by Librarians.
Katz, Bill, Ed.
The 25 articles in this book were written by librarians as a guide for reference services personnel working in two-year college libraries. Part I, The Community College Reference Mission, includes "Community College Services," by Derrie B. Roark; "Community College Librarianship: A Changing Frontier," by Marilyn Searson Lary; "Typical Is Atypical: The Community College Student," by Susan Anderson and Susanne E. Fischer; and "Availability: Information Where It Is Wanted and It Is Needed," by Al Carlson. Part II, Reference Services, includes "Reference Services and Information Literacy," by Mary Adams Loomba; "Genius Tools and Quellenforschung," by Mark Y. Herring; "Lean and Mean: Reference Service in the Small Community College," by Richard N. Shaw; "Developing the Reference Collection," by Dale Luchsinger; "Fee-Based Information Services: Serving Business/Strengthening the LRC," by Diane Grund; and "South Carolina Technical Community Colleges and Technology Transfer," by L. Gene Elliot. Part III, Computerized Reference Services, includes "A Trip Down CD-ROM Lane," by Douglas K. Lehman; "The Electronic Library's Impact on Reference Service," by V. Sue Hatfield; "Harnessing CD-ROMs and Collection Policies," by Jennie S. Boyarski; "On-line Search Services," by Wanda K. Johnston; and "On-line Computerized Bibliographic Searching," by Patricia Twilde. Part IV, Personnel, includes "Part-time Faculty: Implications for Reference Services," by Pamela A. Price; "Paraprofessionals at the Reference Desk," by Kate Donnelly Hickey; and "Reference Work and the Clerical Staff," by Stanley N. Ruckman. Part V, Bibliographic Instruction, includes "Bibliographic Instruction and Information Technologies," by Wanda K. Johnston and Joan S. Clarke; "Teaching 'Skills' and 'Content' in the Library," by Donald Ray; and "Library Instruction in an Automated Library," by Tisa M. Houck. Finally, Part VI, Collection Development, includes "Evaluation: 'Where's the Beef' in Collections?" by Camila A. Alire; "Collection Development: Look before You Leap for Those Who Hesitate Are Lost," by Karen Fischer; "The Public Services Librarian and Collection Development," by Gloria Terwilliger and others; and "Evaluating the Periodicals Collection," by W. Jeanne Gardner. (PAA)
Scarecrow Press, Inc., 52 Liberty St., P.O. Box 4167, Metuchen, NJ 08840 ($42.50).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For a book on community college libraries, see JC 930 246.